The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 214 204 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.059% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.73% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 17
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1916 2068 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.81% 36.85% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1361 1590
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Line Management
4 5 (23.81%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (19.05%) zOS
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Varonis
6 3 (14.29%) JCL
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) E-business
6 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) OSPF
2 2 (9.52%) BGP
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Multicast
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WLAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Junior
3 3 (14.29%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) zOS
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Line Management
3 5 (23.81%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) E-business
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Xen
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Symantec
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee
1 3 (14.29%) Varonis
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
2 2 (9.52%) Aruba
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Avaya
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper